Camerons loses corporate partner to client

CMS Cameron McKenna corporate partner Mike Jones has left the firm to join one of his clients, becoming general counsel at White Rose ­Energy Ventures, an oil exploration and ­production start-up focused on upstream exploration in West Africa.

Jones has been a partner at the City firm since 1997, ­specialising in advising oil and gas clients. White Rose is financed by private equity backer First Reserve Corporation.

Camerons managing partner Duncan Weston said: “We’re grateful to Mike for ­everything he’s achieved for his department and our firm.”